Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

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Latest News:

Sun shines on Waikato Branch annual stallion parade ››
27 Aug 2014 | By Michelle Saba The Waikato Branch of the NZTBA held their annual JLT Bloodstock Stallion parade last weekend, and were blessed with magnificent weather and a good crowd of enthusiastic breeders....
NZTBA appoints new Office Manager ››
21 Aug 2014 | By NZTBA The New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association has appointed Nicola Griffiths to the position of Office Manager, following the retirement of Sally Cassels-Brown after 28 years...
Kevin Hickman named 2014 New Zealand Breeder of the Year ››
18 Aug 2014 | By Michelle Saba Canterbury NZTBA branch members Kevin and Joanne Hickman headed back to Christchurch from Hamilton with quite a bit of excess baggage in the form of three Horse of the Year Award trophies....
2014 Broodmare of the Year and the 2014 Breeder of the Year nominations announced ››
04 Aug 2014 | By Michelle Saba The nominations for 2014 Broodmare of the Year and the 2014 Breeder of the Year were announced recently with the winners to be presented at the New Zealand Thoroughbred Awards in Hamilton on August 14.
Waikato Stud's O'Reilly top of the tree again ››
31 Jul 2014 | By NZ Racing Desk The Waikato Stud sire has for the second time in his celebrated career swept all three stallion categories for the New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Awards...

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The 2014 Stallion Register is now available and has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
If you wish to receive a copy click here to become a member. 


The 2014 Sunline Trust International Management Scholarship winner, Robert Dennis, is now on his final leg at Taylor Made Farm in Kentucky, USA.

here to read his blogs 




Nominations have opened for NZB Insurance 2015 Pearl Series.
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